[Aleph] Aleph dumps core

Giuseppe Bilotta gip.bilotta at iol.it
Mon Oct 4 17:48:39 CEST 2004

Monday, October 4, 2004 Javier Bezos wrote:

> Giuseppe:

>> Javier, how many OCP lists does Mem stack on top of each other
>> (I also have to see if they get released/recycled when they are
>> popped ...)

> Well, I'm not sure. I wrote many of these macros a couple
> of years ago and I don't remember exactly how I did it,
> but I avoided popping and clearing ocp lists and instead
> they are set inside a group. However, sometimes the
> ocp list must be modified to remove an ocp, and IIRC this
> is done with \removebeforeocplist. This way there is no
> need to keep track of active ocp's. 

Ok. So we basically have to see how the OCP stack interacts with
grouping, as far as allocation/deallocation goes.

> Since it just worked, I've concentrated on tidying font
> encodings up and to document gradually the code, but I'm
> pretty sure ocp's are not stacked exactly as I think they
> should be.

Yeah, optimization should come in a second step :)

Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta

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